In the middle of November 2012, Błażej, Bartek, Michał and I went to Brno in the Czech Republic, to attend the latest meeting of RuPy.
“Impact mapping is a variant of the InUse effect mapping method, introduced by Mijo Balic and Ingrid Domingues (Ottersten), combined with impact maps for training organisations invented by Robert O. Brinkerhoff, the feature injection ideas of Chris Matts and the measurability and iterative delivery ideas by Tom Gilb”.
In early June I took part in Webinale Berlin – a holistic event with an ambition to embrace and combine the business, technology and design perspectives on web and mobile development, e-commerce, conversion, social media, online marketing, tech start-ups, etc.
Some clients ask why their application needs to be covered with automated tests. The basic truth is that if you want to ensure quality on your application it should be properly tested and both manual and automated tests are essential when you want to achieve that goal.
It is not unusual for a new technology to originate from a successfully developed project. For example, we can find the pattern in the story of a web framework for Python – Django, which was originally developed to manage a number of news-oriented sites for the LJworld company.
There is no one universal way which will work for all the Product Owners and their teams. An effective way to communicate needs to be collaboratively discovered by the specific people to work on the project.
The year 2011 has ended and I think one might justifiably claim that it was a ‘year of mobile’ indeed. We are going through tough economic times and yet we can observe how smartphones, tablet devices and mobile technologies are driving the growth of world’s largest markets like the US, Europe and Asia.